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April 16, 2014 - Measuring 48 in. x 50 ft x 3/8 in., Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold is made with rigid extruded polystyrene core and wrapped with facers for resistance to heat flow and moisture. Each fold is cut to allow board to lay flat and contains section that is crushed for installation in windy applications. With no CFCs, HCFCs, formaldehyde, or VOCs, product is used as recover board over granulated or smooth cap sheets, aggregate surfaced built up roofs, aged coal tar pitch roofs, and single-ply membranes.

Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.

525 Morley Drive, Saginaw, MI, 48601, USA

Original Press Release

Duro-Last®, Inc. Introduces Duro-Guard® XPS Hybrid Fan Fold

Press release date: April 9, 2014

SAGINAW, MICHIGAN – Duro-Last, Inc. announces an addition to its Duro-Guard insulation product line with Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold for deck to sky roofing assemblies.

Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold 48” x 50’ XPS 3/8” is manufactured with a rigid extruded polystyrene core and wrapped with tough facers which create a durable water resistant board. XPS is highly resistant to heat flow and moisture penetration. This Duro-Last exclusive product comes with a film facer that is compatible with all roof membranes offered by Duro-Last. Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold incorporates a combination of both crush and cut fold methods. Each fold in the hybrid product is precisely cut to allow the board to lay flat and also contains a section that is crushed, which provides the product with the strength desired for installation in windy applications. Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold is for use with mechanically attached roof systems.

Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold is specifically designed for use as a recover board over granulated or smooth cap sheets; smooth built up roof systems, aggregate surfaced built up roofs (3/8” aggregate, max), aged coal tar pitch roofs and single-ply membranes. The advantage of using the Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold is the XPS board lays flat for a smooth appearance while the hybrid fold provides the product with the desired strength. Other benefits include: highly stable, inert, non-nutritive, contains no CFC’s, HCFCs, formaldehyde or VOC ozone depleting gases.

Duro-Last is known for prefabricated roofs, custom curbs and stacks, renowned quality assurance and technical field services, as well as industry-leading warranties. The addition of the Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold provides Duro-Last customers with another Edge-to-Edge & Deck-to-Sky™ roofing solution.

About Duro-Last®, Inc.
Known as the “World’s Best Roof®”, Duro-Last®, Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of custom prefabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems.  Factory controlled custom prefabrication eliminates up to 85% of field seams, resulting in lower on-site labor costs and easier installation. This highly sustainable and extremely durable roofing system is leak-proof, virtually maintenance-free and resistant to chemicals, fire, punctures, and high winds. Over two billion square feet of Duro-Last membrane has been installed throughout North America. Duro-Last is headquartered in Saginaw, Michigan with additional manufacturing facilities in Grants Pass, Oregon; Jackson, Mississippi; Sigourney, Iowa, and Carrollton, TX. For more information on Duro-Last, call 800-248-0280 or visit www.duro-last.com.

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